Topic "Master Data Management"

Informatica Awarded Top Supplier Retail for Best Omnichannel Solution

The Retail Technology Awards Europe (RETA) distinguish retail companies for their implementation of outstanding and innovative information technology solutions in retail. As announced in February, the 2016 RETA award for the “best omnichannel” implementation was handed to Norwegian electronics retailer, Elkjøp. Now, Informatica was awarded “Top Supplier Retail 2016” by EHI Retail Institute and the... more

IDMP Compliance: Key Challenges

I was interviewed by Marcus Evans ahead of their 3rd Edition IDMP Compliance Challenge: Hit the phased approach deadlines conference held in Frankfurt last week.  Below is the transcript that was originally published on the conference website. What are the key challenges companies are facing today in meeting the compliance requirements? I think one challenge I... more

5 Data Strategies for Effective Supplier Collaboration

In a world of complex and integrated supply chains, your business’ success hinges on your supplier relationships. The way you interact with them is changing. Today, suppliers are viewed as strategic partners, which can help gain competitive advantages. In fact, procurement leaders consider supplier collaboration as the second most important area of focus after consolidating... more

Informatica World 2016: Guide for Supply Chain, Supplier Management & Procurement Topics

If you are in supply chain, procurement or supplier management, you are probably aware of “The five data-driven supply chain killers”. But do you know how to fix them? A great chance to dive deeper will be Informatica World 2016, taking place from May 23-26, 2016 at Moscone West in San Francisco. You’ll get all... more

How The Easter Bunny Ensures Supply Chain Traceability

These days, the Easter Bunny is facing a huge supply chain challenge: To make kids happy around the globe, he needs to deliver chocolate to millions of households worldwide. Because he is a modern and responsible Easter Bunny, he cares about supply chain sustainability and traceability. He wants cocoa that is sourced from suppliers that... more

Transforming How the Supplier Relationship Manager Works Uncovering New Forms of Value

As the perception of suppliers, their strategic role for the success of a business and the way we interact with them is changing, the role of a supplier relationship manager is gaining more and more in importance. In a world of competing supply chains, a business’ success is automatically tied to the success of its... more

Recap: MDM 360 Summit New York February 2016

It was a packed room when Hamilton Faris, Chief Data & Analytics Officer of the Americas at MetLife kicked off last week’s MDM 360 Summit New York by sharing three tenets of a data-driven customer-centricity strategy with over 500 attendees: Connect all relationships and interactions Gain trusted and reliable information through traceability Proactively manage and... more